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carbon offset

n
(Environmental Science)
a. a compensatory measure made by an individual or company for carbon emissions, usually through sponsoring activities or projects which increase carbon dioxide absorption, such as tree planting
b. (as modifier): a carbon-offset scheme.
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Richard Bruton outlined the Government's aims to lower greenhouse gas emissions and achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 at an industry meeting in Dublin.
This and future reductions in carbon emissions will contribute to the council's commitment to achieve carbon neutrality as a council by 2030 following the declaration of a climate emergency on May 15.
Party chairman Councillor Greg Spruce said: "We want to help achieve carbon neutrality in Telford & Wrekin before 2030, by setting this example we hope other parties, businesses, charities and residents join us in offsetting their carbon usage."
aputova reiterated Slovakia's commitment to carbon neutrality by 2050.
Toyota Motor Corporation (NYSE: TM), a Japan-based automaker, has implemented Environmental Challenge 2050, which provides a comprehensive roadmap to achieve carbon neutrality, according to the automaker.
In a letter, the representatives of more than 7,000 educational institutions on six continents promised to achieve carbon neutrality by 2030, or 2050 at the latest.
The Bold councillor said it is important for the residents of St Helens and the UK, that towns and cities commit to carbon neutrality "as quickly as possible".
CCUS is known to be an effective method of enhanced oil recovery globally and is playing an increasingly important role in achieving the mission of carbon neutrality. The idea of the MoU is to replicate the global success story in India.
SIR, - Climate claptrap is in the news again with our failed prime minister getting to announce "carbon neutrality" by 2050 as her leaving present, and climate change being inevitably blamed for some not-unprecedented hot weather in Europe.
This effort will help bring LG closer to reaching its ultimate goal of carbon neutrality, achieving a net-zero carbon emissions footprint by balancing carbon emissions with carbon removal.
(Alliance News) - EU leaders failed Thursday to agree on a 2050 target date to achieve net carbon neutrality, with Poland leading the way in blocking the initiative at a Brussels summit, according to diplomatic sources.